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and pg&e working crews are. police presence is here, to help. there is an area bank, and the thrift store have also been evacuated as a nighprecautionar and they have turned off electricity, and gasoline to this apartment building. and another one behind it. people have been out of their homes or at least five hours and pg&e has plugged this gas leak and hoping to get people in their homes. also, two of the streets reopened within the hour. reporting live in oakland. kate thompson. >> thank you, kate. let me show you on google earth. on apple avenue, east of 18th street. let me show you. this is near lake
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merritt. and here is the apartment building and she was mentioning. you can see that read trial where they are digging. the building, the bank building, and a thrift store. . where there digging. that red triangle hakka think you in the san bruno, and to rummage to the ruins of their homes. to see if anything could be salvaged. and portola elementary was also evacuate 11. smelled the smell of gasoline. they looked for a gas leak but perhaps the parent was smelling a buildup of carbon monoxide. the heating system was turned on for the first time in a long time. residents are still worried in the air with san bruno. christine connolly is been ocovering the details, and with the gas line explosion.
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>> and you know, it is very windy. they're concerned about the toxins. as we take a live look at this scene. many of just the chimneys of these homes. and the cars burned down. with investigators, on at the scene. for everybody, the air quality is a concern. while it has not been tested, they know that there could be toxins, medals in the ash. this is what the health department had to say with metal. >> the informal hazard of a burn it is all of the debris, and the-the-and our mental hazard. if you become in a media contact? if the informal helluva the informal hazard the environ still is in with this ash. we
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are providing everybody with the proper attire. there is 80a n mnbh mnbhj m to g th on the w on th site carafe fami and any residents as possible. >> left other homes, we are having problems with christine's audio thinand wheat think that they're going to get rid of the air quality. and a little bit of rainfall. meanwhile, students of portaola and san bruno are
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responding to a phone call from a parent. they did not find a leak. perhaps that mothers called carbon monoxide building up in the carbosauce schools heating system. this was only 1 mi. away. from of deadly explosion last week. portola elementary as been close for one day as a precaution. many of the parents, students sit there were shaken by the experience and are happy the with the situation was handled. >> i was scared, it is kind of surprising! and you do not know what is going to happen next. >> i was word that maybe the school would get blown up or something? >> a little scary, i was scared and worried about the kids after
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what happened in san bruno. >> and when the principles of the there was the odor in the air. and then, i just do not even know how to describe it. and i just put on my shoes, grabbed. >> it was very alarming. everything is so fresh in our minds from last week. i am very, very happy that the school reacted so quickly. >> i think anything can happen at any time and what you have to worry about is how it is handled. portola did an excellent job handling this situation. >> it is better to be safe than sorry. , the officials say that it has been declared safe and would be back in session, tomorrow. [♪], a vigil is set for tonight. it-meanwhile. to remember fifththe greig's and
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this same location will hold the candlelight vigil. and also, the mass morning. for jessica maura ellis, the 500 west lake avenue in daly city. and the church of the highlands and monterey drive in san bruno. issue. at 1:00 p.m. on monday at woodlawn moral park. stay with kron 4 for continuing coverage. and comprehensive coverage of the incident. ♪ >> a live look aside with the golden gate bridge. dense fog right now covering the bridge towers. you can barely see because of that fog close to the coastline is pretty dense this afternoon and even misty. san francisco, it is spreading and through the east bay soon and
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inland, and in the north bay. and napa, 83 degrees, 78 in los gatos. 85 in santa rosa, 85 in antioch. here is a satellite imagery with the fog dense to the coast. pacifica, spilling into san francisco and into the overnight hours. patchy, dense fog be a real wide. moving inland. the morning fog, and also increasing clouds. with this storm is projected for this weekend. rainfall likely on sunday. details on exactly when and how much rainfall coming up in just a bit. stay with us, we will be right back to this.afte
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bites. the national marine service is looking on removing that whale. jacqueline? >> a look at our extended forecast not too much of a change. and into the weekend, a storm that is hit to the bay area with rainfall may be on sunday. your full forecast and how much we're going to see in just a little bit. [ male announcer ] as the ceo of hp, carly fiorina laid off 30,000 workers. when you're talking about massive layoffs, which we did... perhaps the work needs to be done somewhere else. [ male announcer ] fiorina shipped jobs to china. and while californians lost their jobs, fiorina tripled her salary. bought a million dollar yacht. and five corporate jets. i'm proud of what i did at hp. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message.
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sky. this twit peater pic and people say that this is pretty scary and the national weather service issued a 20 awarding fjord until 6:00 p.m. for insist that an island, and it york city. now at 6:30, our top stories. more news crews, more stories. here's our top stories. ♪ >> on a chance of rain of their this weekend. , not a lot of changes with morning fog of the and cooler temperatures, and saturday, sunday, a chance of showers first in the north bay on saturday. sunday morning, the rain is likely to the rest of the bay area during cooler temperatures will prevail as this storm pushes through. more about that and in our current conditions. right now, the fog is clinging to the coastline
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with temperatures in half moon bay, san francisco are a little bit cooler. compared to other peoria conspots. in were in theh bay, men in the '70s, '80s to of the bay area this afternoon. and 83 in napa, 70 in los gatos. a look of our latest satellite picture. the fog along the coastline is dense. even messed. through san francisco. misty-- >> and 6:00 a.m., fog will be firincovering virtually the entire bay area. slow to dissipate, to pleasanton, livermore, the north bay and with the fog tracker. oakland, hayward, it is perhaps a bit aggressive it should be back by san francisco by that time. and through our bay area high
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temperatures will see the upper 70's, low 80s. 63 in san francisco, 77 san jose and the good stuff! the rainfall. this weekend, the of future crais showing that this is going to continue early sunday morning cured through the golden gate area, the majority of the rainfall will be in the north bay. not too terribly extensive. some better chances in the north bay and also south of the golden gate into south. they do not usually seen much rain but one- quarter of an inch expected in the north bay by 6:00 a.m. on the sunday. one-tenth of 1 in. @ san francisco/hayward at 0 p.m.- noon on sunday. and to take a look at your kron 4 7 day around the bay and more cloud coverage, and showers and the north bay. and rain is likely for early sunday morning into sunday afternoon. temperatures will cool. and into next week, dry,
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>> new concerns of san bruno. some are worried about the air quality of last week's explosion. this is a live picture and christine connolly. befor >> you can see the emergency crews and residence sifting through the rubble. and let me show you the rest of this with the burned out cars. also for these homes many is only the position he left behind. there is concern about the-only the data should chimneys are left behind in this wind this is what the hell's the foreman said about their concerns. >> well we have not tested this ash will that similar fires in the san diego, lake tahoe, that we expect to find elevated levels of contaminants, metals, and asbestos. if you